Name details

Ferrer Point

Ferrer Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ferrer Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108783

Feature type: Point

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

head of Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, was called Punta López by CAE, 1947, after Tte S. López A. (López Nunatak, q.v.) (Vila Labra, 1947, map p.201); following hydrographic survey by CAE, 1950-51, named Punta Ferrer after Tte 1° (N) Fernando Ferrer Fougá, of the Argentine Navy, hydrographic officer in the transport ship Angamos, CAE, 1946-47 and 1950-51 (Chile. DNH chart 500, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.123). Punta Teniente Ferrer (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1961). The point was further charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector in 1964. Ferrer Point (BA, 1965, p.30; chart 1774, 19.vii.1968; APC, 1974, p.4).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 29' 57.7" S
- 62.49936°
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Longitude:
59° 41' 48.8" W
- 59.69689°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Nov-1971

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